Kristiina Michelsson


Kristiina is the founder and CEO of Studio Arcibella. She got her education from Rome and Milan and founded the studio basically fresh out of school in 1994. She has reinforced her entrepreneurship with degree of Executive Master of Business Adminstration in Aalto University graduating in 2016.


She is an architect in third generation with strong connections to Finnish design and Architecture but her heart is splitted between the Scandinavian functional design and Italian architecture and Design.

The result of that can be seen in her style, references, connections as well as in the language skills - she speaks fluently Swedish, English and Italian, Finnish being the mother tongue. In the studio's projects French has been coped in professional context both in projects in France and Switzerland.

Hospitality design is the passion of hers, but in to the long reference list includes the Presidential Residence of the Republic of Finland as well as numerous high end private houses.

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